24 April 2020

UPU – Mail delivery in the time of Coronavirus

    With more than 1.2 billion people estimated to be in lockdown with the closure of schools and non-essential shops, COVID-19 – now a pandemic –...
    24 April 2020

    ITU – Sharing best practices on digital cooperation during COVID19 – and beyond

      The COVID-19 virus has presented a stress test for governments worldwide, with the Internet playing a crucial role in keeping critical infrastructure and resources connected...
      24 April 2020

      WEF – How poor countries can deal with the economic shock of COVID-19

      The coronavirus crisis could increase the number of poor and hungry by 2%. Countries should refrain from imposing trade restrictions where possible. Governments should enhance...
      23 April 2020

      ITU – Why Girls in ICT Day is more important than ever

      Today is global Girls in ICT Day – and as the world continues to face the COVID-19 global health emergency, it is more important now...
      23 April 2020

      UNCITRAL – Kiribati accedes to the UN Electronic Communications Convention

        Kiribati has acceded to the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts (2005) (the "Electronic Communications Convention"). With its accession...
        23 April 2020

        ITC SheTrades boosts online offers to support women entrepreneurs during COVID-19 crisis

        ITC SheTrades boosts online offers to support women entrepreneurs during COVID-19 crisis Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) across the world are increasingly feeling the...
        23 April 2020

        UNECA – Innovative tech and connectivity key to fighting COVID-19 in Africa

          Dealing with the health and economic challenges of COVID-19 has made one point abundantly clear for African countries – “that we need broadband, faster, cheaper,...
          23 April 2020

          UNCTAD to lead United Nations Group on the Information Society

            The UN-body draws attention to ICT-related development issues being tackled by the UN, such as the growing digital divide laid bare by the coronavirus pandemic....
            22 April 2020

            UNCTAD – Online eWeek to explore post-coronavirus digital economy solutions

              Digital solutions and policies to help the world recover from the coronavirus crisis will be in sharp focus during UNCTAD’s eWeek event from 27 April to 1...
              21 April 2020

              WCO and UPU take action to facilitate the sharing of information on the global postal supply chain in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

              On 15 April 2020, the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) sent a joint letter to inform their respective Members of...